sad poetry

The cathartic nature of poetry makes it one of the best outlets to channel feelings of sadness, emotional turmoil, grief and despair.

Aiyan Turley15 days ago
Far
Remember the droplets of the first glance meets the last tribulations of goodbyes of the what-ifs in our scents? What if our encounters were a mere paradox of our past existences. Sensualizing our dim...
Joy Ergang15 days ago
Escape
I didn’t anticipate to be living in so much fear. Being abandoned by those who I thought I could trust. No longer belong or feel safe in my own body. An ever expanding void that just can’t be filled. ...
Jhovanna Cova16 days ago
An Image of War World I
Wake up! Can you see? They're falling down on their knees. Lying on the ground with blood falling down their cheeks. Listen up! Are you deaf? From a distance you can hear them, Soldiers yelling in mis...
Domenica Curro16 days ago
My Legion
I polish my shield, from the dirt of this battlefield And I take my boots off since I don't need to go where I don't belong Don't mind if I am stuck in this thick dirty mud I can wait for the drought ...
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Jiyuna 16 days ago
Madman's Decorum
Is it just me or is it god-sent? To be perfectly fine when your mind's constantly upset Every face I make is a pokerface Every word I utter, a piece of my mind's constant clutter Quiet, dark, twisted ...
Lexys Sillin16 days ago
Hunt for Lonely Girls
Have you seen them? The Lonely Girls? And the boys who get tangled up in them? I’ve never seen how it starts, but I’ve seen how it ends. They come back to the bar that they met. He orders a light beer...
Bailey Welki17 days ago
City Lights
You’ve had a thing for the city lights And all you wanted to do was write. You never finished yours before The book had been closed. There were so many what ifs And plans made that fell through. The d...
Lauren Poole18 days ago
Far from the Tree
I lived in 14 different houses before I was seven; Always a new salt in the earth, Always a new taste in the water. My steadiest home was 10 Cumberland Road Where the ornaments never changed And my mo...
Mika Sea18 days ago
Blue
You paint yourself a bright blue to those around you knowing that it doesn't feel right. You were told that by disregarding your own feelings and making yourself completely available, to be used by ot...
Demons
i thought i’d try make friends, even though i could’ve done without you, i thought i’d make peace, even though i’m very far from peaceful with you, i thought we’d move on, even though i think you hold...
Anaya Chambers19 days ago
I Am That Girl & Hurt
I Am That Girl I am the girl that you heard about. The one that takes all those selfies in the mirror and outside her house. The one that paints to and can kinda draw. I am that girl that you heard ab...
Namastai .19 days ago
Forgive
I had to forgive myself before I could forgive you I lost myself while trying to find you Hearing you but at a distance As I began to get closer I can see your silhouette behind fog But then you disap...
meka carter19 days ago
The Boys
My parents console aching hearts daily for the loss of their son A hurt worn on their faces during ordinary conversations When flashbacks turn tones somber and tears begin to run Their eyes close, and...
Glass Sword
Ice sits where my heart should be. My existence—it is fragile, it could be crushed at the seems. If I am to be a sword, I am a sword of glass. Brutal, swift, and vast. But I feel this sword beginning ...
I'll Give You Thirteen Reasons Why
I am just a visitor in my own mind. I look down at my hands and realize I have control. If only I could leash my thoughts… But it’s difficult to form a leash from a noose. Ask why I keep my issues to ...
Running with the Seelies/ I Hate Myself
blessed with the devil's sinister grace and gifted with the angel's reflection. the inability to lie brings an innocent mirage on her face. you let the dead look in her eyes slip away from your attent...
Ryan Miller20 days ago
The Chase
Hell awaits me ahead, and also chases from behind Memories of my past trail behind like a cloud of smoke Choking out any light from those I pass I lay here in my bed, dark thoughts echoing through my ...
Surrender
given into the bitter taste of defeat you know I couldn't cast off the flames and the heat I've tried to cope but there's a part of me that'll never be complete. Knowing you could side with any other,...